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tight spot because the pentagon claims training afghans to protect their own country is the crucial part of what's left of the u.s. mission there jennifer griffin is with us from the pentagon tonight. jennifer, just last week we were reporting that they were not going to do these things anymore and now all of a sudden more americans are dead of the exact same thing. >> well, general allen essentially reversed his decision after 10 days. essentially because calling off these joint patrols called in to question the entire exit strategy. there is no real way to protect troops from this insider threat. this helmet cam video shows a u.s. soldier recently under fire. he was actually shot but not killed in kunar province. it was a more straightforward fire fight than the kind of attack causing most of the deaths now. in fact, the suicide bomber today that killed 14 was reportedly dressed in an afghan police uniform here is general alan. >> recognizes this is a vulnerability. in iraq the signature weapon system that we hadn't seen before was the ied. we had to adjust to that. here, i think the s
you so much. we appreciate the update. >>> we have to move along to the pentagon. this is just in to us here at cnn. the pentagon admitting warnings of a potential terror attack before the hit on the consulate in libya. in benghazi. we'll have a live report on that, next. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. romney: "it's time to stand up to the cheaters" vo: tough on china? not mitt romney. when a flood of chinese tires threatened a thousand american jobs... it was president obama who stood up to china and protected american workers. mitt romney attacked obama's decision... said standing up to china was "bad for the nation and our workers." how can mitt romney take on the cheaters... when he's taking their side? [ male announcer ] sponges take your mark. ♪ [ female announcer ] one drop of ultra dawn has twice the everyday grease cleaning ingredients of one drop of the leading non-concentrated brand... ♪ [ crowd cheering ] ...to clean 2x more greasy dishes. dawn does more. so it's not a chore. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't uns
to the pentagon. the new law that was passed in 2009 was supposed to help make it easier for our service members to register and request an absentee ballot. the inspector general issued a report, of course, about three weeksing that indicated that the pentagon did not implement that law or did not fully implement that law as they were supposed to, and now what we're seeing not only in virginia, but throughout the united states are shockingly low numbers of ballots being requested by military members and their spouses. megyn: so the would-be ballots are not getting to the guys and gals overseas. they're supposed to be setting up these offices overseas in afghanistan where the guys and gals can go get their ballots? >> absolutely. this was supposed to be much like what civilians receive in a driver's license bran. you walk in, and one of the first questions they ask you, would you like to update your voter registration form? when congress passed this law in 2009, they wanted the department of defense to do the exact same thing for service members when they check into a new duty station. why not gi
the pentagon in springfield, virginia, mitt romney spoke to veterans blaming president obama for the agreement with republicans to slash defense spending if there's no budget deal by january 1st. >> and the idea of cutting our military commitment by a trillion dollars over this decade is unthinkable and devastating. >> reporter: romney's polls in this battleground state look potentially devastating. he's trailing by 3 to 7 p ers percent. romney backers like dave milne are worried. >> he has to get a little more fire in the belly. >> reporter: more romney the businessman suggests soccer mom monica camera. >> he needs to bring up the economy. >> reporter: president obama was in virginia pushing an elitist image of romney in a tv ad to run here putting faces on the 47% of americans romney says he sees as dependent on government. >> i see hard working virginians, i see students trying to work their way through college. >> reporter: the president was with students who typically pay no income tax, like many soldiers. >> and a see a whole bunch of veterans who have served this country with bravery an
of power and influence. just as in the united states, the pentagon gave more influence in the state department and others perhaps. same thing in syria. the national security apparatus is very influential. there's some dispute as to how much influence he has over his brother. he is very come every popular amongst the alawite militias as well as the alawite dominated security apparatus and alawite armies. the brother-in-law had been influential. yet then in my view somewhat marginalized in recent years. but again, with a security solution chosen by the regime come he seemed to elevate a little bit until he was killed over the summer. >> host: what about bashar al-assad may surprise people? i read one interview where he said he became an eye doctor because there's no blood involved. just go he told me -- i asked that same question, why did she become an eye doctor? he didn't say he didn't like what, but he lacked the precision of it. he liked the fact that she can cure somebody, you can do some things they can't see them they can't see or they're blurry vision and then they see more cl
in this attack, and our cnn pentagon correspondent barbara starr was able to get more of these details of the assault straight from the marines who themselves were under attack. >> we see flaming aircrafts, we see the enemy shooting at us. we're seeking cover. we're hearing small arms fire, ak-47s, pkms, and then at some point soon thereafter see another rpg shot towards us and towards our building. >> reporter: for the first time on television, u.s. marines tell cnn just how bad it got on the night of september 14th here at camp bastion in southern afghanistan when the taliban got inside the base. major greer chambliss and his squadron commander lieutenant colonel christopher rabel raced to the scene as the first rounds hit. >> he performed heroically that night. he came out the door, he engaged the enemy. >> reporter: these videos nato believes show the insurgents getting ready before the attack. it may be a clue how taliban fighters dressed in u.s.-style uniformed infiltrated through the fence on the eastern edge of the airfield. the taliban broke into three groups, one group headed
was the undersecretary of defense for policy at the pentagon. she was in the situation room with the president during the bin laden mission. now, michele i want to ask you this, because, the president of iran, mr. ahmadinejad, speaks today. but your former boss spoke yesterday. some people still slamming him for not taking a hard enough line on iran. listen to what "the wall street journal" said. they said, in his u.n. speech tuesday, president obama took a tougher than usual election-season line against iran. the cold reality is, that after nearly four years of failed diplomacy and half hearted sanctions that he opposed until congress forced his hand, neither iran nor israel believe him. essentially saying actions speak louder than words. your reaction? >> i think that actions do speak louder than words. and if you look at the record of the president, he has led the international community in posing the most crippling sanctions ever imposed on any country. he has said that all options are on the table. i can tell you from my time in the pentagon that option is very real. it is important that we give
get straight to our pentagon correspondent barbara starr. she's got the latest. whwe know now, barbara? >> well, wolf, defense secretary panetta a little bit unexpectedly getting righ into the latest intelligenwhat he knows and what he doesn't know about syria's chemical apons. a top syrian opposition group claims itd these missiles in damascus and said they had been adapted torr chemical and ogil warheads. cnn cannot inpendentlyclaim. but no aewis from defenssecretary leon panetta. syria's chemical weapons have been on the move. and he's not sure what exactly has happened. >> there has been intelligence that there have been some moves that have taken place. where exactly that's taken place, we don't know. >> reporter: panetta insists that bashar al assad's forces still control the major chemical and biological sites, but there are security concerns. >> there has been some intelligence that with regards to some o these sites that there's been some movement in order to -- for the syrians to better secure what they -- the chemicals. >> reporter: rebels clearly are making a public play th
to volume. no incidents to report. , pretty234 business nice. 395 northbound from the beltway pentagon and continuing the district is nice. back to you. >> thank you. 52 degrees. >> thank you. 52 d[ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standardrd at citibank. from the first hands-free system, and micro-climate controls powered by twinchill technology, the new ge french door refrigerator puts fresh in a whole new light. come see the new ge french dor refrigerator for yourself at bray & & scarff. buy now and save up to $500. but hurry this incredible offer ends october 10th. come in today or visit online at brayandscarff.com. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> it is costing you more to money in the bank and take it out. combined atm fees and surcharges have reached an average of $4.07, up 7% of last
-span.org. >> next, three former obama administration pentagon officials defend the president's foreign policy and national security record while criticizing mitt romney. moderated by former cnn, cnn contributor bill schneider, the discussion focuses largely on iran's nuclear program and america's presence in afghanistan. this event, which took place yesterday, runs about an hour, and we'll show you as of this as we can until the pentagon briefing scheduled at 2 p.m. eastern. >> struggling in, and you're encouraged to help yourself to coffee, food, whatever you need. my name's mike bennett, on behalf of my colleagues, jim kessler -- who's here somewhere -- sean gibbons and mika, welcome to another anti-politics press breakfast. before i hand it over to bill, i just had a couple of things we wanted to talk about relating to our work on national security. as mitt romney discovered on september 11th of this year, nothing has the power to shake up a presidential race like a change in national security. and that can be either an external event as we had in libya and egypt, or it can be a political
expanding its presence across the pacific. coming up what the pentagon is doing to counter china's growing military power. jamie: right now china's military build up is a cause for concern. china's navy growing by leaps and bounds as beijing flexes its muscles at sea. the pentagon is boosting the u.s. presence across the western pacific and we are keeping an eye on the story, we'll have more for you from adam housley now. he is live at the naval base in san diego. gosh, it's almost a whole naval down there. what is going on, adam? >> yeah, jaime. we are in san diego as you mentioned, a little bit of a transmission issue there, we are back here live in san diego. you talked about the fact that the u.s. is responding to china. for more than one hundred years since the great white fleet the u.s. has been the preeminent power in the pacific region. now china is trying to take that title. today they launched their first ever aircraft carrier, it's a repurchase pweurbd former soviet carrier who they said it was for the people of china u.s. intelligence felt otherwise and today it was true as the
-leaning publication. >> but he is. megyn: bret baier confirmed this. he covered the pentagon for years. >> megyn, it is unbelievable that in the fog of war, given everything that is going on the assertion is that she lied. i mean come on, guys. i mean, the lead guy who was there was killed. it is very volatile situation. we didn't have a lot of people in benghazi. that has been obviously well-maintained by now. and so the idea that somehow the administration purposely lied to the american people, it is ridiculous. they have, we have now know what's happened. they said that this was a terrorist attack. they understand what's fog on. they have the fbi on the ground. two of the militias have been disbanded already. tremendous progress is being made. give them time to figure it out and do what is right. i think that is the respectful thing to do here. megyn: mark, the administration was very quick to come out and say mitt romney spoke too soon on this, and campaign spokesperson for obama came out and said he shoots first and aims later which was picking up on his boss's remarks when. it comes to thi
the pentagon next. ♪ ♪ hi dad. many years from now, when the subaru is theirs... hey. you missed a spot. ...i'll look back on this day and laugh. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> this news just in. u.s. defense secretary leon panetta says the united states received intelligence indicating syria is moving its chemical weapons. he made the comments moments ago at a news conference. piers morgan correspondent barbara starr was there. what did he say? >> i asked him what the latest information was about syrian chemical weapons on the move and was surprised to hear his answer. have a listen. >> we do believe that those sites still remain secured by the syrian military. there has been intelligence that there have been some moves that have taken place. where exactly that's taken place, we don't know. >> so here is what he is saying, carol, the u.s. now has intelligence that the syrians have indeed moved some chemical weapons. we knew about one incident several months ago. we were not aware there had been multiple incidents. the secretary not talking about the time frame here but goes on
, an economist arthur laugher, former pentagon official k. t. mcfarland on the middle east and, of course, the united nations. we're coming right back. ♪ lou: there is a growing backlash among students against a new school lunch regulations, regulations that parents and children all across the country call too restrictive. under new standards put together and endorsed by first lady michele obama, a schoolers are limited to 850 calories at lunch, leaving a lot of students, we're told, very hungry. some afghans are so upset they made at parity music video where they pass out from hunger. in boston there are reports of a flourishing market, chocolate syrup. they're selling it by the dose. meanwhile, a national reading scores on the s.a.t. college entrance exam have plunged to their lowest level on record. let me repeat, the lowest ever. according to the college board, the average reading scores for high-school seniors was 4906 points out of 800. that is down one point from last year, 34 points below levels back in 1972. educational experts blame the decline on record numbers of students ta
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, the longest ever for referees with pentagons and retirement benefits spelled out and a new salary structure from last year's average of $149,000 to $173,000 next year and $205,000 a year in 2019. the commission are says this is a deal that had to get done but it doesn't mean there won't be more bad calls ahead. >> sports are not perfect. life is not perfect. that is why we love sports. you always want did try to avoid the controversial plays particularly at the end of a game. i asked the commissioner if he was relieves and he admitted he was tired and was relieved. >>shepard: the players must be relieved? rick: they are. we have been reading some their tweets including green bay packers guard who after the debacle tweeted out "gained 90,000 followers," last neat it was re-tweeted 70,000 times writing "good to see the regular refs coming back, i'm sure the scabs are disappointed they have to return to their jobs at footlocker." if you wonder, the commissioner says the real refs are in shape, they take a lot of pride in their work and we could see the are placement refs again because some of
by a palestinian president mahmoud abbas. after that, a briefing at the pentagon. our live coverage of political debate continues at 11:00 p.m. eastern with the candidates for senate in nevada. representative heller this is representative berkeley. this race is a toss up. >> israeli prime minister netanyahu spoke about diplomacy and sanctions that are not working with regards to iran. his comments are half an hour. [applause] >> thank you. >> we invite prime minister netanyahu to speak before the assembly. >> thank you. it is a pleasure to see the general assembly presided by the ambassador from israel. it is good to see all of you distinguished delegates. ladies and gentlemen, 3000 years ago king david reigned over the jewish states in at the capitol of jerusalem. i say that to all of those who proclaim that the jewish state has no roots in our region and that it will soon disappear. throughout our history, the jewish people have overcome all of the tyrants who have sought our destruction. it is their ideologies that have been discarded by history. the people of israel live on. brew, we live fo
was shot in the doorway, and the pentagon gives out the real name, mark owens. >> there's lots to talk about, lots going on. en you're also concerned about the history of islam. i know that this is something you'll be following. we appreciate you joining us today. >> just let me show you one book out of 47 that i've read in the last 11 years, i was reading this book, jihad, when the towers were struck. and if we don't teach our kids about gettysburg, iwo jima and normandy how will we teach them about battles that all of europe would be islamic if we haven't won some of these battles. it's a history problem. >> congressman, thank you so much for joining us today. we appreciate it. >> you bet. my pleasure. >> another page, a football investigation, but it's not the nfl. a pop warner football coach in orange county, california, has been allegedly suspended for paying 11-year-old players to knock out players on the opposing team. the nonprofit operation pop warner has asked the coach and league president to step down. the clock is ticking down to the first presidential debate. both candida
the pentagon. romney criticized obama over potential defense cuts and vowed to maintain u.s. military power. >> we're going to make sure to restore the principles this nation was built upon a freedom and opportunity and restore our economy and put people back to work, get rising take-home pay again. we're going to make sure we of the military that a second to none. i will do those things. i look forward to being able to keep the station strong. i make that commitment to you. i need your help. we have to win in virginia. we will keep america the hope of the earth. >> a new video has raised questions about mitt romney's repeated claims on the campaign trail that his business background would help him create jobs as president. the video released by the magazine "mother jones" shows romney in a 1985 address describing the mission of bain capital, the private equity firm he co-founded and formerly ran, saying the goal is to harvest companies for profit. >> bain capital is an investment partnership which was formed to invest in startup companies and ongoing companies, take an active hand in manag
and it would be like attacking the pentagon here in the united states. state media is reporting four guards are dead and 14 wounded. there are dozens of casualties. and check out this video of a tornado tearing across southern illinois. cnn affiliate kmoc is reporting that the storm keeled back roofs, damaged buildings and overturned a truck slightly injuring that driver. the weather system also brought heavy rain and hail. cleanup efforts are now underway across that region. sad news to report, legendary singer andy williams has died after a yearlong battle with bladder cancer. williams was featured in his own weekly television program on a dozen tv specials making him a household name in the 1960s, '70s and 1980s. he was best known for his signature hit "moon river." ♪ waiting around the bend my huckleberry friend ♪ >> andy williams was 84 years old. and i'm sure that song is bringing back a lot of memories for people. >> absolutely. >> what a gorgeous voice he had. >> really. just a golden voice. in the truest sense. he was amazing. >> yeah. sad to see and hear of his passing. >> tha
of the primary factors, is the fact that the pentagon, small agency within the pentagon is supposed to help service members, didn't implement a key law back in, that was passed back in 2009, that was supposed to provide greater assistance to our service members. but as you point out, there's still time, time to increase these numbers and we are doing our best to make sure that our service members are able to register and request absentee ballots and heroes note.cock, there's time, but they need to move quickly. >> clayton: why didn't the pentagon implement that key measure that would have helped. >> dave: that's a good question and obviously, there are a lot of questions that should be asked, after the election when, you know, the congressional members get back in session. right now we have to do everything in our power to make sure our service members register, request absentee ballot. go to heroes vote.org, it takes a couple of minutes and their spouses can do it, too, fill out the application online, print it off, mail it, send it in and now what, if they get in the mail by monday they s
'll have reaction from the pentagon as iran puts those weapons to the test. plus, militants in libya reportedly say the government is treating them like prisoners at guantanamo bay. we're live in libya as the army works to break up the militias after a deadly attack on the u.s. consulate there. it's all ahead as fox report live tonight [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. governor of getting it done. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is, business pro. yes, it is. go national. go like a pro. for the spender who needs a little help saving. for adding "& sons." for the dreamer, planning an early escape. for the mother of the bride. for whoever you are, for whatever you're trying to achieve, pnc has technology, guidance, and over 150 years of experience to help you get there. ♪ of more than 550 miles you'll inevitably find yourself on a desolate highway in y
laces and other things that might be on back order or not in the pentagon's budget. now emails are pouring in, mostly from the middle east where more than anything else service members say they need chalk powder to mark roadside bombs. one of the biggest killers of american troops. and because like all the other items. the chalk is being donated, it doesn't cost the troops or the taxpayers a dime. shep? >> claudia cowan. will they send anything to troops? are there limits? >> well, there are they won't send weapons or ammunition. most anything else is good to go so long as they can find it and pack it up. >> i can't think of any real reasonable requests that we have not been able to fill. whether it's eye protection or boots or medical supplies or even stuff as simple as the basic nutrition service members require. >> indeed we saw palates of energy bars and gatorade mix ready to ship out. does what it can to have such goods on hand but appreciates the additional support from civilian groups. if you would like to help out visit troops direct.org. shepard? >> if it feels like yo
it was a terrorist attack. >> brown: at the pentagon today, defense secretary leon panetta seemed to have little doubt about what happened at the u.s. consulate in libya more than two weeks ago. >> a group of terrorists obviously conducted that attack on the consulate and against our individuals. what terrorists were involved, i think, remains to be determined by an investigation, but it clearly was a group of terrorists who conducted that attack against the facility. >> brown: what seemed clear today, though, had seemed less so just days ago. the original explanation for what happened the evening of september 11 was that an america-made movie denigrating islam had incited a mob, which had then stormed the u.s. consulate in benghazi. that attack left four americans dead, including u.s. ambassador to libya, christopher stephens. but in the weeks since, even as protests spread across the muslim world over the anti- muslim film, a chorus of doubt grew over whether militant extremists, including al qaeda , had planned the attack to coincide with september 11. and the entire issue, perhaps inevitabl
their fight on army headquarters in damascus, syria's pentagon. a surveillance camera captured a suicide bomber blowing up a van outside the building. another struck inside. at least four guards were killed. the smoke could be seen all over the city. the rebels are trying to overthrow the assad dictatorship. the nation's torch c.e.o.s answer the question, "who's hiring?" more americans are burdened with student loan debt. and remembering andy williams when the cbs evening news continues. the machine showed me a map of my feet, and it gave me my custom number. my arches needed more support until i got my number at the free dr. scholl's foot mapping center. i'm a believer! and you will be too! learn where to find your number at drscholls.com. just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloaf. go to campbellskitchen.com for recipes, plus a valuable coupon. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. ♪ [ female announcer ] for everything your face has to face. face it with puffs facial tissues. unlike the leading regular tissue, puffs has so
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to penetrate a fence on camp bastion. you'll get the story only from pentagon correspondent barbara starr. >> we see flaming aircrafts, the enemy shooting at us. we're seeking cover and hearing small arms fire, ak-47s. pkms and then at some point soon thereafter see another rpg shot towards us and towards our building. >> reporter: for the first time on television, u.s. marines tell cnn just how bad it got on the night of september 14th here at camp bastion in southern afghanistan when the taliban got inside the base. major grier trembliss and his lieutenant commander christopher rable raced to the scene when the first rounds hit. >> he performed heroically. he engaged the enemy. >> reporter: these taliban video which is nato believes show the insurgents getting ready weeks before the attack, may be a clue to how 15 heavily armed taliban fighters dressed in u.s. style military uniforms, infiltrated through the fence on the eastern edge of the airfield. when it all happened, the taliban broke into three groups. one group headed right for the flight line. six jets were destroyed, more than
. >> reporter: while the pentagon works hard to haveee sepbgs tal supplies on hand it can take weeks and months to get some of the goods into the hands of service members who need them. troops direct has the right support and connections to deliver huge shipments in a matter of days and in two years has sent 27,000-pound of supplies to front line troops. >> the responses are receive are full of gratitude, appreciation, comments very candidly how these items have and will continue to save lives and limbs. >> reporter: with tens of thousands of troops engaged in conflicts around the world he says his mission is urgent, getting america's fighting forces what they need to do their job and come home safe. bill. bill: and we will not forget that. kaud yeah cowan live in san francisco. martha. martha: the white house as we've been talking about continues to face new questions about the violent attacks at our u.s. embassies oversees. >> the the administration has lied to the american for over a week. they have refused to tell the truth about benghaziment they have refused to be open about what happened
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